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Ibrahimovic says farewell to Manchester United ahead of U.S. move

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 7:16pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic said farewell to Manchester United on Thursday after the Premier League club agreed to terminate the Swedish striker's contract ahead of an expected move to Los Angeles Galaxy.

Former NFL quarterback Romo shoots 77 in PGA Tour debut

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 5:56pm
(Reuters) - Tony Romo acknowledged the unforgiving nature of professional golf after carding five-over-par 77 in the opening round at the Corales Puntacana Championship in the Dominican Republic on Thursday.

Halep survives Dodin scare to advance in Miami

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 5:51pm
(Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep survived a scare from France's Oceane Dodin on Thursday, beating the lucky loser 3-6 6-3 7-5 to reach the Miami Open third round.

No repeat championship for Johnson at WGC Match Play

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 4:44pm
(Reuters) - Defending champion Dustin Johnson has no chance of advancing to the knockout phase of the WGC-Match Play after suffering a second straight defeat in Austin, Texas on Thursday.

Women's soccer league gaining foothold in U.S.

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 1:20pm
(Reuters) - Women's professional soccer has long been a tough sell in the United States but the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is already in uncharted territory as it gets set to open its sixth season this weekend.

Soccer: Ibrahimovic set to leave Manchester United for LA Galaxy - reports

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 10:26am
LONDON (Reuters) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks set to leave Manchester United imminently and join Los Angeles Galaxy, according to media reports in Britain and the United States on Thursday.

Sprint king Bolt to get his Dortmund trial on Friday

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 8:04am
BERLIN (Reuters) - Multiple Olympic champion Usain Bolt will train with Borussia Dortmund on Friday as the retired Jamaican sprinter fulfils his ambition to workout with a major professional soccer team, the German club said on Thursday.

Formula One delays start of TV streaming service

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 7:49am
LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One has pushed back the start of a new television streaming service which it had hoped to launch in Australia this weekend.

Formula One start lights moved to compensate for halo

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 6:53am
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Formula One has changed the positioning of race start lights to ensure drivers can see clearly around the new halo head protection system that debuts in Australia this weekend.

Motor racing: Hamilton says critical Rosberg trying to get 'headlines'

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 3:15am
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has dismissed criticism from former Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg as the product of someone seeking "headlines".

Motor racing: Hamilton, Vettel savor competing against the 'best'

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 2:21am
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The tension of a rivalry that produced 'road rage' and acrimony between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in 2017 was absent on Thursday as the four-times Formula One champions made nice before the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Boxing: Parker a bigger all-round threat than Wilder, says Joshua

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 2:19am
(Reuters) - Britain's Anthony Joshua says his next opponent, WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, is a more well-rounded fighter than Deontay Wilder and does not appear overly impressed with the WBC belt holder's recent win over Luis Ortiz.

Sousa beats Harrison to set up Goffin clash in Miami

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:34pm
(Reuters) - Brazil's Joao Sousa edged American Ryan Harrison 7-6(4) 7-6(4) in first round action at the Miami Open on Wednesday as unseeded players enjoyed a day in the limelight in Florida.

Johnson, McIlroy lose on first day of Match Play

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 9:08pm
(Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson and four-time major winner Rory McIlroy suffered surprise defeats on Wednesday as the WGC-Dell Match Play got off to a typically unpredictable start in Texas.

Manchester United apply to establish professional women's team

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 6:39pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United have applied to the Football Association to establish a professional team in the second tier of the Women's Super League, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.

Red-hot Osaka powers past Serena in Miami

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 5:37pm
(Reuters) - Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka defeated 23-times grand slam champion Serena Williams 6-3 6-2 in the Miami Open first round on Wednesday, the latest big win for the emerging 20-year-old Japanese player.

WADA President confident on Russia despite apparent impasse

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 2:25pm
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Craig Reedie said changing circumstances made him confident Russia would become compliant with international anti-doping standards despite an apparent impasse.

Cycling-Bikes to be dismantled in fight against technological fraud - UCI

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 12:05pm
GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) will use X-ray technology and randomly select bikes to dismantle following a race in an increased effort to fight technological fraud, the governing body said on Wednesday.

Doping-Two key points blocking Russian reinstatement, says WADA chief

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:05am
LAUSANNE (Reuters) - Russia's progress towards being declared compliant with international anti-doping standards has become bogged down over two key points, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Wednesday.

Construction at World Cup stadium in Samara still behind schedule, says FIFA

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 8:59am
SAMARA, Russia (Reuters) - FIFA warned on Wednesday that a huge amount of work still needs to be done to get the stadium in Samara ready for the World Cup which kicks off on June 14.


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